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The Mysterious Death of Sarah Stout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
At 10.45pm on Monday 13th March 1699 Sarah Stout the daughter of a prominent Quaker left the White Lion coffee house in Hertford in the company of Spencer Cowper, the son of the local MP. At six o’clock the next morning her lifeless body was found floating in the River Lea. As the last person to be seen alive with Sarah, Spencer Cowper along with three of his friends were accused of her murder.
Galileo's Universe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Galileo was the greatest astronomer of his time. As the first person to look at the heavens with the newly invented telescope, he discovered evidence supporting the sun-centered theory of Copernicus.
Catesby's Holy War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
The book relates the story in a dramatized form bringing the characters to life involved in a plot conceived and implemented by a group of religious fanatics, led not by Guy Fawkes, as everyone seems to believe, but by Robert Catesby, a charismatic but wild young man from a privileged background, the Bin Laden of his time.
MORLAK
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: Serbian. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » General
Ova knjiga je istorijski roman nastao kao plod mašte zasnovane na podlozi od stvarnih istorijskih događaja i ličnosti koje su živjele u 17. vijeku, u tadašnjoj turskoj i mletačkoj sjevernoj Dalmaciji. Životi likova i događaji koji ih prate su nesvakidašnje zanimljivi pa i stranice ove knjige sadrže mnogo akcije i uzbuđenja. Zato ovo nije običan roman, već svojevrsno putovanje u istoriju.
That Monstrous Regiment
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Here, for the first time, are outlined the subterfuges and wiles of the six queens who largely ruled Europe during the second half of the sixteenth century. Up against what was essentially a man’s world, they proved highly adept at using women’s intuition and marriage – or more particularly engagement – to gain international advantages.
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.
The Other Pendle Witches
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Demonology & Satanism
Written by the leading authority on the 17th century Pendle and Lancashire Witches of Northern England this is the first book to be dedicated to the Pendle witchcraft trials of 1634 when over 60 people were arrested on charges of causing harm and death by means of witchcraft. A fascinating account of the culture within Early Modern England where neighbours feared each other and life was hard.
The Pendle Witch Fourth Centenary Handbook
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,920. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
History and Archaeology of the 1612 Pendle Witch Trials where ten people from the Forest of Pendle (East Lancashire, northern England)were executed for having caused death by witchcraft. The Pendle Witch(or Lancashire Witch) Trials were the largest and most notorious in English history. Written by the leading authority on the subject this book covers the true facts behind the fascinating story.